Amazon Simple Pay: "Subscription" Widget Signing Utility in Perl

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This is a simple Perl code sample to create a dynamic Amazon Simple Pay Subscription Button.

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Submitted By: Abhay@AWS
AWS Products Used: Amazon FPS
Language(s): Perl
License: Apache License 2.0
Created On: April 24, 2009 10:57 AM GMT
Last Updated: September 13, 2010 6:20 PM GMT
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This is a simple Perl code sample to create a dynamic Amazon Payments Subscription widget

Prerequisites

  • You must have an Amazon Payments Sandbox Business Account.
  • You must have an Amazon Web Services developer account.
  • You must use the same email address and password for your Amazon Payments Business Account and your Amazon Web Services developer account.
  • You must have perl version 5.8 or later installed
  • You will need the 'Digest::HMAC_SHA1' and 'MIME::Base64' perl modules. You can download them from here

Using the Sample

  1. Sign into your Amazon Web Services developer account and retrieve your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key from here.
  2. Replace the value of the ACCESS_KEY constant in the code sample with your Access Key ID
  3. Replace the value of the SECRET_KEY constant in the code sample with your Secret Access Key
  4. Run the code sample as a Perl application
  5. The code sample will output the HTML for the Subscription widget to the Console
  6. You can now integrate this code into your website
  7. Note: You cannot use your Amazon Payments Business Account as a buyer while testing your widgets. You should create a new Amazon Payments account which you can use as a buyer.
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